Everson Annual Summer Picnic
June 16, 2016 - 6.00 - 9.00pm
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME. Please call (315) 474 6064 x311 to reserve a seat.The Everson Summer Picnic honors those who have been pillars of the community and have shaped Central New York through their gifts of leadership and strong conviction that art and creative expression enhance our quality of life.
Celebrate Larry Bousquet, Marjorie Carter and Larry Hoefler’s contributions across our community at the Everson Summer Picnic. Please call (315) 474 6064 with questions.
The Everson Medal will be presented to Laurence Bousquet in honor of his service to the Everson Museum and several other local organizations, which have left a lasting impact on the greater Syracuse community. Bousquet has tirelessly fought for improvements in education, social justice, and economic development. He has served on the Everson Museum Board of Trustees since 2004, taking on the role of Board Chair from 2010-2011 and worked tirelessly as chair of the Turner to Cezanne Exhibition Committee from 2007 to 2009. Bousquet also serves as President of the Crouse Health Foundation and Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County. He is a Director of CenterState CEO and Trustee of the Rosamond Gifford Charitable Corporation.
The Lifetime Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals who have served the Everson Museum as a volunteer for more than a decade. Marjorie Carter has been an active docent since 1997. She has shared her passion for the Everson and the arts by providing engaging tours for thousands of school children and has mentored multiple docents through the candidate docent training process. Carter is well known for her knowledge of I.M. Pei and the Everson’s architecture. She was recently recognized by the Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation for more than 60 years of service to the School District.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a volunteer who has exemplified superb service to the Everson Museum. Larry Hoefler has served as a volunteer with the Everson for eight years. He has served as Chair of the Festival of Trees for the past three years in addition to serving on the Member’s Council Board and Community Engagement Committee. Hoefler began as a volunteering as a docent in 2008 for the Turner to Cezanne exhibition. Hoefler is a retired special education teacher who dedicated 38 years to teaching in both public and private schools.